try calming your nervous system with a Finger Labyrinth


Jane Green,  Classroom and Community Support Worker Instructor,  invites her class to calm themselves with breathing techniques and  finger labyrinths before writing exams.  Some research shows that this helps to calm down your jumpy  limbic system so you can access your neo-cortex and show what you really know in testing situations.

Five Selkirk Faculty recently went to a Teaching and Learning conference in Banff where a researcher shared ways that colleges and universities use labyrinths for contemplative practice, healing, problem-solving and much more:

Until we get our own walkable labyrinth – let your fingers explore these ancient designs and see if they make a difference!



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